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Latest newsAir disaster place(5): Kiev launches an attack against pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk
Donetsk, Ukraine - It's going to be difficult reaching a detent mood, in order to open a safe corridor towards the airplane wreckage
It has not been respected the truce requested to let the investigators working in the area where are scattered the wreckage and the remains of the victims of the air disaster, that took place approximately... more
Latest newsShot down aircraft (3). Italy: Enac calls for its national carriers not flying over risk areas
Rome, Italy - After France other Countries appeals for this precautionary safety measure
Together with France (see AVIONEWS), also Italy reacts against the latest tragedy of occurred few hours ago in the skies over the border between Russia and Ukraine, when a missile shot down a Malaysian... more
Latest newsShot down aircraft (2). France bans its air carriers to fly over Ukrainian airspace
Paris, France - With immediate effect and until further notice, with the sole exception of flights to Kiev
Following the Malaysian Airliner B-777 shooting down, carrying 290 people onboard, France has made this public notice: "At the request of the State Secretary for Transport, DGAC (Directorate General for... more
Latest newsA Malaysian airliner shot down while it was flying through Ukraine and Russia. Passengers and crew were killed
Kiev, Ukraine - Cruel mutual accusations between Moscow and Kiev
According to the first sketchy news, a Malaysian Airlines Boeing B-777, that seems was carrying 280 passengers and 15 members of the crew, has crashed down while it was flying from Moscow to Kuala Lumpur,... more
Latest newsBilateral meeting of the Italian Government and EU commission today in Rome
Rome, Italy - First one of the semester at Villa Madama
The first meeting of the six-month Italian Presidency of the EU Council is held today in Villa Madama. It brings together the Ministers of the Italian Government and the European Commissioners. The President... more
Latest newsEtihad Airways – Alitalia Statement
Rome, Italy - Etihad Airways today confirmed that it will forward a letter detailing
Etihad Airways today confirmed that it will forward a letter detailing the conditions precedent and the criteria for a proposed equity investment by Etihad Airways that have been negotiated with Alitalia... more
Latest newsCape Town airport shooting, one person dead and three injured
Cape Town, South Africa - The incident was part of a domestic affair and there was no terrorism involved
One person has been killed and three others injured in a shooting at Cape Town's international airport, yesterday, May 28.
Apparnetly, a 33 year old police constable arrived at the airport around 18:30... more
Latest newsPakistan, fighter planes bomb Taliban hideouts: at least 32 people dead
North Waziristan, Pakistan - Military sources said that among terrorists killed in strikes there are "Some important commanders"
Tens of suspected Taliban terrorists were killed today May 21 in a Pakistani fighter jets raid, in the tribal region of North Waziristan, in the north-west of the country.
Official sources said the... more
Latest newsTensions in Lybia, Bengasi airport hit by rockets
Bengasi, Lybia - The air base is closed since Friday because of security reasons
Tensions in Lybia are still going on. In the night between Sunday and Monday, May 19, Grad rockets were launched against the Bengasi airport, in the east of the country.
The air base was closed on Friday... more
Latest newsNigeria, surveillance aircraft and satellite images to fight Boko Haram
Chibok, Nigeria - United States, France and Great Britain take part to the research of the 200 girls kidnapped by terrorists
Surveillance aircraft and satellite images from United States, Great Britain and France in order to locate more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists last April 14, in Chibok, in the north-east... more
Latest newsLos Roques (2): Missoni's aircraft is located at a depth of just 70 metres
Caracas, Venezuela - The wreckage is not far from the point where the radar signal was lost
The vanished aircraft on which Vittorio Missoni (son of the renowned fashion designer Ottavio), his wife and two of their friends were travelling, together with two Venezuelan pilots, was found in Los... more
Latest newsMissing Britten-Norman Islander aircraft in Venezuela: searches are still inconclusive
Maiquetia, Venezuela - ONSA keeps on providing information
The searches of the missing Britten-Norman Islander aircraft, registration code YV-2615, which vanished at roughly 12:30 pm Venezuelan time between Los Roques and Caracas-Maiquetia "Simon Bolivar" Airport... more
Latest newsAircraft disappears between Caracas and Los Roques. The son of Missoni and his wife were on board
Caracas, Venezuela - Searches suspended overnight due to the darkness
A small Britten Norman BN-2A-27 "Islander" airplane, registration code YV2615 disappeared on January 4, 2013 at around 12:00 am local time, while it was flying the strait between Los Roques islands and... more
Latest newsChina enrolls pilots from Italy, Ukraine and Spain
Rome, Italy - Today and tomorrow interviews taking place in Rome
ASSA (Asia Smart Solution Aviation), on behalf of important Chinese airlines such as East Air, China Eastern, Junevao Airlines, Okair and China Postal Airlines, is performing a selection process in Italy... more
Latest newsNotification for Finmeccanica and AgustaWetsland: "We are not involved in the alleged crimes"
Rome, Italy - Investigated for administrative responsibility, under issue 25 of decreee 231/01, in relation with the alleged crime at Issues 110, 319 and 322 bis of the Italian Criminal Code
We receive and publish: "With reference to the news which have been released today by some media, it must be clarified that it was served a notification of impeding investigation to Finmeccanica and AgustaWestland,... more
Latest newsAircraft and environment. European Union and China sign deal to cut greenhouse gases
Brussels, Belgium - Connie Hedegaard: "It is an important step for an ever closer cooperation"
On Thursday 20 September 2012 European Union Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming inked an agreement to cut greenhouse gases, through projects involving the... more
Latest newsItalian ENAC: Wind Jet flight program until September 16, 2012 replaced from other airlines
Rome, Italy - Updated at 1:00pm of today, on August 31, 2012
"The program of Wind Jet flights replaced by flights of other carriers until the September 16, 2012. Please note that the published flight schedule may vary, according to the needs of the air carriers.... more
Latest newsVenice-bound Air Dolomiti aircraft forced into emergency landing in Munich
Munich, Germany - Off runway because of landing gear problem
An Air Dolomiti Atr-72/500 aircraft, going to Venice from Munich was forced today, 17/05/2012, to come back to the Bavarian city to perform an emergency landing, ended with an off runway skid.
Latest newsRussian press agency communicates the names of some passengers on board of the missing Sukhoi 100 (5): VIDEO
Moscow, Russia - Two journalists of an Indonesian magazine among the missing
The Russian press agency "Ria Novosti" communicats the names of some passengers who were on board of the missing Sukhoi 100 aircraft disappeared today in Indonesia during a demonstration flight.
Latest newsDisappeared Sukhoi 100 Aircraft (2): two Italians are said to have been on board
Jakarta, Indonesia - Russian press agency mentions it
Two Italians are supposed to be on board of the missing Sukhoi 100, which aircraft disappeared from the radar screens in Jakarta, during a demonstration flight, but the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs... more
Latest newsSSJ_100 aircraft (4). The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs declares to AVIONEWS: "We are verifying if two passengers are Italians"
Jakarta, Indonesia - Meanwhile Alenia denies the two Italians on board wre company technicians
Contacted by AVIONEWS, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs communicates that they are still performing controls to verify if the passengers with apparently Italian names on board of the Sukhoi 100... more
Latest newsTrapani: Salvatore Ombra, the airport management society's president, resigned
Trapani, Italy - Due to personal reasons
It seems that the Airgest (Trapani's airport management society) President, Salvatore Ombra, resigned from his role, since 2007.
The reasons of personal type.
The resignations have been unveiled... more
Latest newsSmolensk airplane accident. Polish military prosecutor Mikolaj Przybyl shot himself in the head
Warsaw, Poland - It could be an attempted suicide
Military prosecutor Mikolaj Przybyl who was probing the source of media leaks from the investigation into the air crash that killed the Polish president Lech Kaczynski on 10 April 2010 during the fourth... more
Latest newsDecisive day for Finmeccanica
Rome, Italy - Will we say goodbye to Pier Francesco Guarguaglini?
This afternoon at 4:30pm, Finmeccanica's Board of Directors will meet at the Registered office in Rome, Piazza Monte Grappa 4, to review delegated powers and assignment, see AVIONEWS.
According to the... more
Latest newsChina protests against NATO's air raids in Pakistan
Hong Kong, China - Investigations to be conducted
Today, November 28, during a press conference, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said that China has been "Deeply shocked" by NATO air raids on Pakistan's military control station, and expressed... more
Latest newsWho is Corrado Passera, Italian Transport Infrastructure and Economic Development Minister
Rome, Italy - Appointed by the new Monti Government
Corrado Passera (Como, December 30, 1954) is an Italian banker and manager who has held numerous executive positions in various industries, services and finance. He is currently CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo,... more
Latest newsNATO helicopters raid (3). Gaddafi: the first images (VIDEO)
Tripoli, Libya - The killing confirmed
The killing of Mohammar Gaddafi would be confirmed, despite of the news has taken with reserve by USA and NATO, and the US State Department has not declared about it.
The rais' body seems, for security... more
Latest newsNATO helicopters raid (2). Sirte falls: Gaddafi dead?
Tripoli, Libya - The rais would dead during his transfer to Misurata
An official press is expected by the Libyan national transition Committee to determine the Muhammar Gaddafi's destiny. About him, while it is almost sure the capture in a not specified site of his stronghold,... more
Latest newsNATO helicopter raid : Gheddafi captured?
Tripole, Libya - It seems that the rais has severely injured legs
The news announced by "Al Jazeera" saying that Muammar Gheddafi has been captured in Sirte are getting more insistent. Apparently, the rais has severely wounded legs and has been captured following a NATO... more
Latest newsFreed the four Italian journalists kidnapped on Wednesday in Libya
Tripoli, Libya - In the meanwhile it is started the meeting between the Italian president Berlusconi and the prime minister of Libyan National Transitional Council
The four Italian journalists kidnapped yesterday in Libya were freed and are fine.
They're Claudio Monici from "Avvenire", Elisabetta Rosaspina and Giuseppe Sarcina from "Corriere della Sera" and Domenico... more